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Re: Linux Core Consortium

On Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 12:22:13PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> I don't think Debian should try to adopt an extensive, externally
> specified ABI.  For a few core packges, this may make some sense, but
> not for most libraries.

Lcc is also about those few core packages.

> Instead, proprietary software vendors should ship all libraries in the
> versions they need, or link their software statically.  I wouldn't

>From a technical standpoint this may make sense, but not from the
commercial standpoint ISVs have to take. Building your own environment
to work on all distros is certainly much more work than just certifying
for the one distribution you use in your development labs anyway.

Michael Meskes
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